We’ve all heard it. Maybe it’s been a while, like since second grade, but at one point in our lives we’ve heard one male human say to another male human, “dude you run like a girl” or “dude, stop being such a girl.” It’s just what those silly boys say sometimes, right?
And one of those silly boys was featured as yesterday’s Letsrun.com quote of the day. After breaking the collegiate mile record, the University of Tulsa’s Chris O’Hare spoke thusly:
You’re having an argument with either side of your brain. This side is like, “I’m tired. I want to stop.” And then this side is like, “Look what you’d be giving up if you gave up right now, all the things you could achieve. Why are you thinking like that?” So in a split second, about 5 strides, you’ve gone from “I’m really tired,” to “What the hell are you thinking? Get on it! Stop being a girl and go!“
Naturally, we at Salty Running have something to say about this. Read more >>